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Legislation #: 130346 Introduction Date: 4/25/2013
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 5/2/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER DAVIS AND COUNCILMEMBER WAGNER
Title: Stating City Council support for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from I-435 west to the easterly city limits near Missouri Route 291 including the interchange of I-435 and Route 210 and directing the City Manager to identify potential funding options utilizing Sections 99.800 through 99.865, RSMo, and Chapter 238, RSMo, to provide a local match to be used to fund the improvements.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/25/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/25/2013 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
4/25/2013 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
5/2/2013 Immediate Adoption
5/2/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130346

 

Stating City Council support for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from I-435 west to the easterly city limits near Missouri Route 291 including the interchange of I-435 and Route 210 and directing the City Manager to identify potential funding options utilizing Sections 99.800 through 99.865, RSMo, and Chapter 238, RSMo, to provide a local match to be used to fund the improvements, and to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for statewide transportation Economic Development funds dedicated for transportation purposes.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to expand economic growth and create jobs through industrial and commercial development; and

 

WHEREAS, the general area along Route 210 from I-435 West to Route 291 has over 2,000 acres of available property to be used for industrial and commercial purposes; and

 

WHEREAS, the property available for development is served with water and sewer and multiple trans-national railroads; and

 

WHEREAS, traffic congestion and safety issues at the I-435 and Route 210 interchange and inadequate traffic flow on Route 210 are discouraging development in the area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Transportation is in the process of designing improvements to Route 210 and scoping the interchange of I-435 and Route 210 to reduce congestion and improve safety; and

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Transportation has expressed a willingness to partner with the City to fund the improvements if the City or other private parties are able to provide matching funds; and

 

WHEREAS, the State of Missouri provides the City with financing mechanisms under Sections 99.800 through 99.865, RSMo, and Chapter 238, RSMo; and

 

WHEREAS, roadway network improvements will dramatically increase the development potential in the area and improve Kansas City’s competitive advantage in the international economy, NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the City Council expresses its support for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from I-435 west to the easterly city limits near Missouri Route 291 including the interchange of I-435 and Route 210.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is hereby directed to provide an analysis of potential funding options utilizing Sections 99.800 through 99.865, RSMo, and Chapter 238, RSMo, for the improvements and to report those options to the Council within 120 days.

 

Section 3. That the City Manager is hereby directed to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for statewide transportation Economic Development funds dedicated for transportation purposes.

 

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